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  Topic: Future shock notch
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Replies: 89
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:51 pm   Subject: Re: Future shock notch
SANO!!!!!!

Nutswinger! Rolling Eyes Laughing
  Topic: really think the end is near for a lot of us
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Replies: 64
Views: 2304

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:17 pm   Subject: Re: really think the end is near for a lot of us
Once problems get complex, we hit the societal problem that there will always be a relative few who grasp the scope of the problem and the solutions. There are always more dumbasses than problem solve ...
  Topic: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:29 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
"Euro 29 postage + Paypal included"

I don't see what's so unreasonable...
  Topic: 68 Square hot start issues
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Replies: 9
Views: 110

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:16 pm   Subject: Re: 68 Square hot start issues
wow, a single port side draft in a 68, talk about a step backwards in the performance/HP department Shocked

Actually, the 1500 sidedraft engine was used until the end of production on "N" ...
  Topic: The Bus Depot
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Replies: 356
Views: 80072

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 9:25 pm   Subject: Re: The Bus Depot
Thanks. I think I will do that.

You got me- I missed the small print disclaimer in grey at the bottom of the page. I have a better idea- why not just describe and show what you are actually selling ...
  Topic: Valve adjusting question
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Replies: 10
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:29 pm   Subject: Re: Valve adjusting question
This ^^. I look at where my distributor rotor is pointing and follow that spark plug wire. Any markings on the distributor could be wrong after years of different owners doing different things.

Add ...
  Topic: BerT3 - [email protected]
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Replies: 190
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:25 pm   Subject: Re: BerT3 - [email protected]
Agree. Bert is a super seller and Type 3 resource- I have done business with Bert for years, and recently concluded another very satisfactory transaction for rare Type 3 Euro Automatic parts. Thanks y ...
  Topic: The Bus Depot
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Replies: 356
Views: 80072

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:12 pm   Subject: Re: The Bus Depot
They just did it to me as well.
Ordered two part number 0280160001 (Bosch part number) fuel pressure regulators, as pictured on the site:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2197550.jpg

Ima ...
  Topic: Unprecedented PNW Heat Wave
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Replies: 155
Views: 5913

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 11:19 pm   Subject: Re: Unprecedented PNW Heat Wave


Here's the thing- we've actually known for nearly 100 years that human activity can directly and adversely affect climate. It was called the Dust Bowl. The Dust Bowl happened because speculators b ...
  Topic: This day in history
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Jul 10, 2021 7:11 pm   Subject: Re: This day in history
50 years ago this month. Yikes. Shocked

[youtube]https://youtu.be/Q429AOpL_ds[/youtube]

Sometimes, these days, instead of "SHAFT!" my ears hear "CHEF!"
Can you dig it?
RI ...
  Topic: Unprecedented PNW Heat Wave
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Replies: 155
Views: 5913

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Jul 10, 2021 6:57 pm   Subject: Re: Unprecedented PNW Heat Wave
No F'n way I'm going near the ocean in the next few weeks, "experts say" that it'll take a couple years for them to recover. Not many places you can eat them locally due to red tide, but all ...
  Topic: Which grease / lube to use for turn signal sliding contacts ?
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Replies: 10
Views: 270

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Jul 10, 2021 6:32 pm   Subject: Re: Which grease / lube to use for turn signal sliding contacts ?
I've always used this for horn contacts, etc. that move:
https://www.amazon.com/MG-Chemicals-Carbon-Conductive-Grease/dp/B005T8ROWA/ref=sr_1_9?dchild=1&keywords=Electrical+Grease&qid=16259670 ...
  Topic: 1964 Type 34 Ghia Convertible Project
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Replies: 75
Views: 3680

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Jul 10, 2021 2:31 pm   Subject: Re: 1964 Type 34 Ghia Convertible Project
Baller on a Budget:
Been meaning to tell you that a 1989-98 Miata soft top frame is a decent candidate as well. In fact, the only reason I went from that to MBZ was because with the MBZ W107 frame I ...
  Topic: My 68 Squareback
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Replies: 13
Views: 450

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Jul 10, 2021 2:16 pm   Subject: Re: My 68 Squareback
I was told by the po that it was originally fuel injected. Iíll look around to see if I can find any signs of an old injection system. But not yet. Itís way to hot here, and I have a Thing, and a Fast ...
  Topic: Unprecedented PNW Heat Wave
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Replies: 155
Views: 5913

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 2:38 pm   Subject: Re: Unprecedented PNW Heat Wave
The rest of the story on this from the exact article quoted:

"Despite the short-term warming effects, Gettelman emphasized that the long-term impact of the pandemic may be to slightly slow cli ...
  Topic: My 1970 Elm Green Squareback (Joann)
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Replies: 537
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 8:27 pm   Subject: Re: My 1970 Elm Green Squareback (Joann)
Cracks between seats are pretty common and while not ideal are not really a concern. Cracks between the seat and plug hole are, though.
  Topic: Unprecedented PNW Heat Wave
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Replies: 155
Views: 5913

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 10:29 am   Subject: Re: Unprecedented PNW Heat Wave
The rest of the story on this from the exact article quoted:

"Despite the short-term warming effects, Gettelman emphasized that the long-term impact of the pandemic may be to slightly slow cli ...
  Topic: PatchworkJoe - [email protected] - Oval's Motorsport
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Replies: 23
Views: 3180

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 12:10 am   Subject: Re: PatchworkJoe - [email protected] - Oval's Motorsport
Bought an NOS Type 3 FI pressure switch. Came very fast and exactly as described in the original box- thanks, Joe! Very Happy
  Topic: Makin_vw - [email protected] - Matt Akin
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Replies: 1
Views: 120

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 12:07 am   Subject: Re: Makin_vw - [email protected] - Matt Akin
Bought an NOS Type 3 fuel injection pressure switch. Arrived quickly in great condition. Thanks Matt!
  Topic: Black Fastback Build Thread
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Views: 382180

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:27 pm   Subject: Re: Black Fastback Build Thread
VW used to make special front beam rubbers of different thicknesses for tweaking caster. Maybe you could somehow move the entire front beam slightly forward using that methodology, then perhaps shim y ...
 
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